Industry Development Overview
Learn more about GVPTA's programs and initiatives that support the industry and professional development within the theatre sector.
We offer a range of workshops, webinars, and info sessions throughout the year to help inform and offer learning opportunities for the theatre community.
Making a Scene Conference
Since 2000, our annual Making a Scene conference has been essential to building and maintaining a community that fosters support, understanding and a common goal of strengthening the local theatre industry.
The Hello program offers theatre performers, designers, stage managers, and production professionals seeking work the opportunity to get on the radar of directors, producers, and other theatre hiring personnel.
REFLECT: Radical Empathy For Leaders: Equity, Connection & Time
Offering community-focused cultural leaders a funded opportunity for a cohort-based learning experience to support, develop and enhance their leadership in the cultural sector. Participants are engaged in a year-long process of learning, sharing, building, rethinking, and leading alongside a community of peers.
GVPTA's Technical Mentorship Pilot Program provided opportunities for the next generation of leaders in technical roles within the theatre community to learn from experts in their fields as well as from their peers.
Micro Subsidy Pilot Program
Our Micro-Subsidy Pilot Program was designed to lower financial barriers for artists to participate in professional development activities that enable them to advance their arts practice.